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Thistles original oil painting by contemporary expressionist Erin Hanson

Spring Thistles



20 x 16 in


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Spring time thistles push their way through the grasses in this expressionist oil painting. The thickly applied brush strokes are full of vivid color. Each stoke adds to the energy and motion of the overall painting.

This painting was created on 3/4" stretched canvas. It has been framed in classic plein air frame and arrives ready to hang.


ERIN HANSON is a life-long painter, beginning her study of oils as a young child.  Her passion for natural beauty is seen in her work as she transforms vistas familiar and rare into stunning interpretations of bold color, playful rhythms and raw emotional impact. Her frequent forays into National Parks and other recesses of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris.  Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, with hundreds of collectors eagerly anticipating her work.  As an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, Hanson is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.

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